September 25, 2022

Ethics Watchdog Asks IG to Investigate Biden Energy Secretary Granholm

An ethics watchdog organization asked the U.S. Department of Energy Inspector General to investigate President Joe Biden’s Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm, for allegedly violating federal conflict of interest law. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust’s (FACT) request to the Inspector General comes after reports that Granholm failed to properly disclose nine stock trades worth up to…

Pelosi Says She Won’t Block Stock Trading Ban, Trashes Supreme Court Ethics Rules

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signaled Wednesday that she would not block a bipartisan attempt to ban members of Congress from buying and selling individual stocks, a position that she herself has opposed.“I do believe in the integrity of people in public service. I want the public to have that understanding. We have to…

Ethics Watchdog Calls for FEC Investigation into Democrat Rep. Marie Newman

An ethics watchdog organization asked the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) to investigate Democrat Rep. Marie Newman (D-IL) for allegedly using campaign funds to bribe a possible primary opponent. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a nonprofit organization founded by former President Donald Trump’s once Acting Attorney General Matthew Whittaker, filed a previous ethics complaint in…

Obama’s Ethics Director Attacks Pelosi for Supporting Lawmaker Stock Trading 

Walter Shaub, an Obama-era director of the Office of Government Ethics, called out Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she said members of Congress “should be allowed to participate” in stock trading while in office. Shaub told Fox News: What a disgusting comment. This is the opposite of government ethics. Nobody kidnapped these members of Congress when they…

EXCLUSIVE: Ocasio-Cortez Hit With Second Ethics Complaint Over ‘Tax The Rich’ Met Gala Appearance

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may have violated a myriad of House ethics rules for attending the ritzy Met Gala on Monday evening while wearing a “tax the rich” dress, a conservative watchdog group alleged in a complaint filed Thursday. “Representative Ocasio-Cortez may have violated the House Gift Rule by accepting free admission for herself and boyfriend…

Hacked Emails Raise Possibility Of Clinton Foundation Ethics Breach

Hacked emails published by Wikileaks this week appear to show Qatar pledging to donate $1 million to Hillary Clinton’s family’s charitable foundation, despite her promise to curb new donations by foreign governments while U.S. secretary of state. In an email from 2012, a senior official from the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation informs colleagues […]

Chaffetz Challenges Ethics Office’s Ethics Over Clinton Speeches

Rep. Jason Chaffetz 82% is questioning the Office of Government Ethics’ (OGE) own ethics — or at least work ethic — for possibly giving the Clintons a pass on conflict-of-interest laws. Chaffetz, a Utah Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, wants to know why OGE’s director isn’t investigating former […]

Hillary Clinton Named ‘Worst Ethics Violator of 2015′

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has a new honorific title: “Worst Ethics Violator of 2015.” The Foundation for Accountability and Government Trust (FACT), a Washington-based think tank, released a year-end list of Worst Ethics Violators for this ill-begotten calendar year. Clinton ran away with the contest. Breitbart News extensively reported on the issues that led […]

Another Ethics Violation For Hillary Clinton?

A government watchdog is calling for an ethics investigation into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave preferential treatment to her hedge fund millionaire son-in-law, Marc Mezvinsky. In a complaint to be filed on Monday, the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), will ask the Office of Government Ethics to look into whether […]

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